University hosts DTI-6’s FabLab

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) was selected as the partner institution of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Western Visayas for the Iloilo Center for Design, Prototyping and Modeling (FabLab). FabLab is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication, which is generally equipped with an array of flexible computer […]

Usman halts sea travel in W. Visayas

OPERATIONS of passenger motorbancas, fastcrafts, roll on-roll off (RO-RO) boats and other sea vessels from Iloilo to various points in the country were cancelled on Dec 28, 2018 by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Iloilo. The cancellation is due to the Storm Warning Signal No. 1 raised by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration […]

Mayor poised to lose power over cops

THE National Police Commission 6 (Napolcom-6) wants to strip Guimbal, Iloilo Mayor Oscar Garin Sr. of his deputation power over the police. In a letter addressed to Commissioner Rogelio Casurao, Vice Chairperson and Executive Officer of Napolcom Central Office, Napolcom-6 “strongly recommend that his deputation over the police force within his territorial jurisdiction be withdrawn […]

NO WORRIES: ‘New Freedom Grandstand will be finished on time’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Iloilo Dinagyang Foundation Inc (IDFI) is confident that the construction of the new Freedom Grandstand in Muelle Loney, City Proper, Iloilo City will be finished in time for the Dinagyang Festival in January 2019. IDFI president Ramon Cua Locsin said Mayor Jose Espinosa plans to inaugurate the new Freedom Grandstand before […]